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AROUND TOWN

Guest Opinion: Pressing 'Stop' on East Pleasanton

Timing matters in our personal lives, business, politics, and even city planning. The City Council recently voted to rescind...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2015
Last comment by Angry driver, on Jun 23, 2015 at 6:41 pm | 5 comments | 853 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Retired Amador Valley High principal Hansen appointed interim superintendent

During a special closed session meeting, the Pleasanton school board appointed Jim Hansen as the interim superintendent for...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Michael Austin, on Jun 23, 2015 at 3:27 pm | 17 comments | 3678 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

REACH names home for disabled for retiring 22-year board member

REACH, a Tri-Valley nonprofit that provides housing and other services for developmentally disabled adults, has dedicated...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Kurt, on Jun 23, 2015 at 12:37 pm | 1 comment | 564 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton HOA management leader elected to state board

John Cligny of the Association Management Co. in Pleasanton has been re-elected to the board of directors for the California...

Original post made on Feb. 25, 2015
Last comment by Jenn, on Jun 23, 2015 at 10:24 am | 4 comments | 1541 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Suspicious individual casing the area around Country Fair/Hansen Park

My wife and I were walking around the Country Fair neighborhood tonight around 9pm and an individual wearing a hoodie came...

Original post made by Concerned Neighbor on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Ed, on Jun 23, 2015 at 8:44 am | 7 comments | 727 Views

BOOKS & MOVIES

3 reasons to get started on education planning in 2014

Education planning for your children or grandchildren is one of the most important financial goals you could plan for in...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Maria Max, on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:46 am | 1 comment | 2159 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

20 school district employees awarded education grants

The Pleasanton Partnerships in Education (PPIE) Foundation announced the recipients of their 2014 Innovative Education Grant...

Original post made on Jun. 23, 2015
Last comment by Stain , on Jun 23, 2015 at 2:27 am | 1 comment | 380 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Very confusing

I'm curious - where is the article on Pleasanton Weekly about Jamie Hinztke taking pictures of the audience? Was it taken...

Original post made by I\\\'m so confused on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by OMG! OMG!, on Jun 22, 2015 at 10:33 pm | 7 comments | 522 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Pleasanton school board to meet tonight to consider interim superintendent

The Pleasanton school board will meet in closed session at 6 p.m. tonight to continue deliberating on naming an interim replacement...

Original post made on Jun. 22, 2015
Last comment by Kirshna, on Jun 22, 2015 at 9:09 pm | 7 comments | 1494 Views

AROUND TOWN

Train coming?

Was walking the old Southern Pacific line. Saw workman placing orange maker sticks down the center of the trail. Quessing...

Original post made by Chris on Jun. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 153 Views

AROUND TOWN

Safe Catch Tuna Now Served at New Leaf Community Market

New Leaf Community Markets has partnered with Safe Catch to bring its deli customers Safe Catch’s new, award winning tuna....

Original post made by Patti Bond on Jun. 22, 2015
There are no comments yet. 77 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

A taxing situation

The time for the school district to deal with the budget crisis has come. The state budget was finalized Thursday morning,...

Original post made on Feb. 19, 2009
Last comment by Get the Facts, on Jun 21, 2015 at 8:00 pm | 99 comments | 2738 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Graduating Senior earns Eagle Scout

Chase Barkdull, of Pleasanton Boy Scout Troop 947, recently completed his Eagle project and achieved the rank of Eagle Scout....

Original post made by Karen Seipert on Jun. 21, 2015
There are no comments yet. 113 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Guest Opinion

We are fortunate to live in a wonderful city with exceptional schools. Our well-rounded students consistently demonstrate...

Original post made on Mar. 13, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 20, 2015 at 11:28 pm | 44 comments | 4532 Views

AROUND TOWN

Public ceremony at 11:15 a.m. to dedicate downtown's Rotary Park today

A small three-quarter-acre park, now known as Main Street Green Park and located at the corner of Vervais Avenue and Main...

Original post made on Jun. 20, 2015
Last comment by Jr, on Jun 20, 2015 at 10:18 pm | 2 comments | 867 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

School board set to discuss superintendent search at 6 p.m. tonight

The Pleasanton school board will hold a special meeting tonight to discuss and possibly take action to conduct a search for...

Original post made on Jun. 3, 2015
Last comment by Commentor, on Jun 20, 2015 at 7:38 pm | 19 comments | 2553 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

What, exactly is an "extreme" rodeo?

I note with some concern the addition of the adjective "extreme" to the rodeo event at the Fair. I doubt that the modifier...

Original post made by Hugh Mayne on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Colonel Slanders, on Jun 20, 2015 at 3:59 pm | 3 comments | 183 Views

CRIMES & INCIDENTS

Pedestrian injured in downtown collision

An elderly man was taken to a hospital Thursday morning after he was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross a street...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Map, on Jun 19, 2015 at 9:38 pm | 2 comments | 703 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Pleasanton company built Berkeley apartment complex where 6 died in balcony collapse

A Pleasanton-based construction company has been identified as the contractor of the Berkeley apartment complex where six...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2015
Last comment by Kelly, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:34 pm | 3 comments | 3816 Views

COMMENTS ON STORIES

Federal court reviewing right to carry concealed guns issue in California counties

Eleven judges of a federal appeals court heard arguments in San Francisco Tuesday but did not indicate how they will rule...

Original post made on Jun. 18, 2015
Last comment by Bob, on Jun 19, 2015 at 1:13 pm | 4 comments | 717 Views
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